Monthly Archive: December 2009

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The Closing of the Year

The 1992 Robin Williams film Toys may be largely forgettable, but it did offer a song worth remembering:  “The Closing of the Year” by former Prince band members Wendy & Lisa (and featuring...

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New Years Rockin Eve

As a kid, we’d gather around the tube to usher in the new year with Dick Clark on Rockin’ New Years Eve. After Mr. Clark’s accident a few years back,...

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MTV Best of 2009

MTV launched a mini-site that showcases the best of Music, Shows, News and Movies from 2009. Happy New Year! Check it out! http://www.mtv.com/specials/best_of/2009/

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Love is a Mix Tape

Deanna Adams does a great book review of “Love is a Mix Tape: Life and Loss, One Song at a Time.” by Rob Sheffield. Mix Tapes can now be lost...

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VH1 Internet Radio

I was pleasantly surprised to find that VH1 has a great selection of music on their internet radio stations. Listen to VH1 Radio that plays big hitters like 3 Doors...

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Instrumental music

Instrumental music is a classification of music that has transcended the ages and grown and diversified within itself, yet its premise remains the same. It allows the listener more freedom...

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VH1 2009 Top 10 Best Videos

VH1 is counting down the top 40 best videos of 2009. Below is a glimpse of the top 10 (spoiler alert). Lady Gaga continued to impact the music world ending...

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Top 10 Best Christmas Songs

Merry Christmas! Here are my favorite 10 Christmas tunes! Do you have any to add to this list? White Christmas – Bing Crosby Linus and Lucy- Vince Guaraldi Blue Christmas...

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Alicia Keys – The Element of Freedom

Last month Alicia Keys released her new album titled “The Element of Freedom”. If you’ve watched any award shows recently you’ve already got a sneak peak at some of the...

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The Flying Pickets — “Only You”

If you were in the UK 26 years ago right now, it’s a good bet you’d be hearing this song–“Only You” by the Flying Pickets–on the radio.  The group’s first single was...